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Performance Engineer

General information


Lowell - Massachusetts - USA


Software & Product Development

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Description & Requirements


The Performance Engineer will be a member of a Global Performance Team and will have the following responsibilities/abilities:

Knowledge of Performance Engineering concepts and methodologies
Knowledge of Performance testing tools (like HP LoadRunner, NeoLoad or CloudTest)
Develop performance test plans that define the scope, environment, strategy, scenarios, and metrics for performance testing of Kronos products
Design and execute scenarios of scalability and stability tests to ensure products meet performance standards
Ability to investigation and troubleshooting performance issues/test results and report defects


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering, or related discipline, or equivalent work experience
• 1-3 years of experience in Software Development / Testing
• 1-3 years of experience in Performance Testing
• Experience with NeoLoad/LoadRunner, Java, JavaScript is preferred
• Experience with Web Services (REST API, Soap API), Web/Cloud based applications
• Experience with multiple Database management systems preferably PostgresSQL/Cassandra
• Experience in testing browser and servers side performance including profiling tools (Dynatrace)
• Demonstrated ability to work in a cross geographical team
• Demonstrated ability to communicate and define best practices for performance

Corporate overview

Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos, uniting two award-winning, employee-centered cultures. Our employees are an extraordinary group of talented, energetic, and innovative people who care about more than just work. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture. Ready to be inspired? Learn more at

EEO Statement

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Disability Accommodation

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